y Sixty Classic Australian Poems single work   criticism  
  • Author: Geoff Page http://www.poetrylibrary.edu.au/poets/page-geoff
Issue Details: First known date: 2009 2009
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'This is a superb introduction to poetry from the nineteenth century to the present. With insight and insider knowledge, poet Geoff Page emphasises the contribution made by the notable generation of Australian poets who emerged during and just after World War II. It includes several contemporary poems which are likely to become classics in the near future. Each poem is followed by a short, lively essay discussing its merits and suggesting why it might be considered a classic.' (Publisher's blurb)

Contents

* Contents derived from the Sydney, New South Wales,: University of New South Wales Press , 2009 version. Please note that other versions/publications may contain different contents. See the Publication Details.
The Sick Stockrideri"Hold hard, Ned! lift me down once more, and lay me in the shade,", Adam Lindsay Gordon , 1869 single work poetry The Sick Stock-Rider (p. 19-23)
Adam Lindsay Gordon (1833-70) : 'The Sick Stockrider', Geoff Page , 2009 single work criticism (p. 23-25)
The Travelling Post Officei"The roving breezes come and go, the reed beds sweep and sway", A. B. Paterson , 1894 single work poetry humour (p. 26-28)
A.B. 'Banjo' Paterson : 'The Travelling Post Office', Geoff Page , 2009 single work criticism (p. 28-30)
Nationalityi"I have grown past hate and bitterness,", Mary Gilmore , 1918-1942 single work poetry (p. 31)
Dame Mary Gilmore (1865-1962) : 'Nationality', Geoff Page , 2009 single work criticism (p. 31-34)
Middleton's Rouseabouti"Tall and freckled and sandy,", Henry Lawson , 1890 single work poetry satire humour (p. 35-36)
Henry Lawson : (1867-1922) 'Middleton's Rouseabout', Geoff Page , 2009 single work criticism (p. 36-38)
Towards the Source : 1894-97 : 2i"We sat entwined an hour or two together", Christopher Brennan , 1897 single work poetry (p. 39)
Christopher Brennan (1870-1932) : 'We Sat Entwined an Hour or Two Together', Geoff Page , 2004 single work criticism (p. 40-42)
The Orange Treei"The young girl stood beside me. I", John Shaw Neilson , 1921 single work poetry (p. 43-44)
John Shaw Neilson (1872-1942) : 'The Orange Tree', Geoff Page , 2009 single work criticism (p. 44-46)
The Sentimental Bloke : The Playi""Wot's in a name?" she sez....And then she sighs,", C. J. Dennis , 1914 single work poetry humour The Play (p. 47-50)
C. J. Dennis (1876-1938): 'The Play', Geoff Page , 2009 single work criticism (p. 51-53)
Poems XIVi"I'm like all lovers, wanting love to be", Lesbia Harford , 1917 single work poetry I'm Like All Lovers (p. 54)
Lesbia Harford (1891-1927) : 'I'm Like All Lovers, Wanting Love to Be', Geoff Page , 2009 single work criticism (p. 55-57)
Beach Buriali"Softly and humbly to the Gulf of Arabs", Kenneth Slessor , 1944 single work poetry war literature (p. 58)
Kenneth Slessor (1901-1971) : 'Beach Burial', Geoff Page , 2009 single work criticism (p. 59-61)
The Wind at Your Doori"My ancestor was called on to go out-", Robert D. FitzGerald , 1958 single work poetry (p. 62-66)
Robert D. Fitzgerald (1902-1987) : 'The Wind at Your Door', Geoff Page , 2009 single work criticism (p. 66-70)

Publication Details of Only Known VersionEarliest 2 Known Versions of

Works about this Work

Close Reading Shows Page Keeping Faith Owen Richardson , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 21 March 2009; (p. 23)

— Review of Sixty Classic Australian Poems Geoff Page 2009 single work criticism
At the Crossroads : Australian Poetry 2008-2009 Julian Croft , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , July vol. 54 no. 1 2009; (p. 115-127)

— Review of The Golden Bird Robert Adamson 2008 single work poetry ; View from the Lucky Hotel Sandy Fitts 2008 selected work poetry ; Theatre Alison Croggon 2008 selected work poetry ; Letters to the Tremulous Hand Elizabeth Campbell 2007 selected work poetry ; Vincent Buckley : Collected Poems Vincent Buckley 2009 selected work poetry ; True Thoughts Pamela Brown 2008 selected work poetry ; The Other Way Out Bronwyn Lea 2007 single work poetry ; Bark Anthony Lawrence 2008 selected work poetry ; Divine Comedy : Journeys Through Regional Geography John Kinsella 2008 selected work poetry prose ; Growing Up With Mr Menzies John Jenkins 2008 selected work poetry ; Man Wolf Man L. K. Holt 2007 selected work poetry ; Aria Sarah Holland-Batt 2008 selected work poetry ; Autographs : 56 Poems in Prose Alex Skovron 2006 selected work poetry ; Ambulances and Dreamers Bel Schenk 2008 selected work poetry ; Speed and Other Liberties Andrew Sant 2008 selected work poetry ; Therapy Like Fish : New and Selected Poems Marcella Polain 2008 selected work poetry ; Sixty Classic Australian Poems Geoff Page 2009 single work criticism ; Poems : 1980-2008 Jan Owen 2008 selected work poetry ; The Incoming Tide Petra White 2007 selected work poetry ; Southern Edge : Three Stories in Verse Barbara Temperton 2009 selected work poetry
Untitled John McLaren , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Spring no. 196 2009; (p. 40)

— Review of Sixty Classic Australian Poems Geoff Page 2009 single work criticism
Untitled Oliver Phommavanh , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , 15 October no. 70 2009; (p. 25-26)

— Review of Sixty Classic Australian Poems Geoff Page 2009 single work criticism
Close Reading Shows Page Keeping Faith Owen Richardson , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: The Age , 21 March 2009; (p. 23)

— Review of Sixty Classic Australian Poems Geoff Page 2009 single work criticism
At the Crossroads : Australian Poetry 2008-2009 Julian Croft , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Westerly , July vol. 54 no. 1 2009; (p. 115-127)

— Review of The Golden Bird Robert Adamson 2008 single work poetry ; View from the Lucky Hotel Sandy Fitts 2008 selected work poetry ; Theatre Alison Croggon 2008 selected work poetry ; Letters to the Tremulous Hand Elizabeth Campbell 2007 selected work poetry ; Vincent Buckley : Collected Poems Vincent Buckley 2009 selected work poetry ; True Thoughts Pamela Brown 2008 selected work poetry ; The Other Way Out Bronwyn Lea 2007 single work poetry ; Bark Anthony Lawrence 2008 selected work poetry ; Divine Comedy : Journeys Through Regional Geography John Kinsella 2008 selected work poetry prose ; Growing Up With Mr Menzies John Jenkins 2008 selected work poetry ; Man Wolf Man L. K. Holt 2007 selected work poetry ; Aria Sarah Holland-Batt 2008 selected work poetry ; Autographs : 56 Poems in Prose Alex Skovron 2006 selected work poetry ; Ambulances and Dreamers Bel Schenk 2008 selected work poetry ; Speed and Other Liberties Andrew Sant 2008 selected work poetry ; Therapy Like Fish : New and Selected Poems Marcella Polain 2008 selected work poetry ; Sixty Classic Australian Poems Geoff Page 2009 single work criticism ; Poems : 1980-2008 Jan Owen 2008 selected work poetry ; The Incoming Tide Petra White 2007 selected work poetry ; Southern Edge : Three Stories in Verse Barbara Temperton 2009 selected work poetry
Untitled John McLaren , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Overland , Spring no. 196 2009; (p. 40)

— Review of Sixty Classic Australian Poems Geoff Page 2009 single work criticism
Untitled Oliver Phommavanh , 2009 single work review
— Appears in: Buzz Words , 15 October no. 70 2009; (p. 25-26)

— Review of Sixty Classic Australian Poems Geoff Page 2009 single work criticism
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  • 2000-2099
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